Mixed Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Ledbury, Herefordshire

Ledbury, County of Herefordshire
Highly Competitive Salary and Dependent on Experience
08 Oct 2019
06 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Contact Details

Leadon Vale Veterinary Practice is a busy and vibrant large single site mixed practice in Ledbury, Herefordshire. Having recently undergone a full-site refurbishment, it boasts a clean and modern work environment.

We have an excellent case load and encourage clinical freedom, but with mutual support from colleagues when needed. We’re looking for a confident Senior Vet Surgeon with a passion for clinical excellence and developing others. Reporting to the Clinical Director, you will provide ongoing support in the running of the practice, ensuring clinical protocols are delivered and maintained. 

The Practice
Leadon Vale Veterinary Centre have been serving their local community for over 60 years. With our long standing experience, knowledge and professional skills, we always treat our patients in the most compassionate and effective way possible.

The premises of Leadon Vale Veterinary Centre was purpose built in 1977 and underwent a full refurbishment in 2018. Right from the start it has been used as a mixed veterinary practice, and we can accommodate all types of animals as we have specially designed large and small animal facilities.

Why choose Leadon Vale Veterinary Centre?

  • Fully equipped surgery with the most up-to-date surgical, diagnostic and anaesthetic equipment
  • Separate dental and x-ray suite
  • Separate cat and dog kennels and waiting areas
  • Fully qualified, experienced and friendly staff
  • Caring and compassionate environment
  • Value for money services
  • 24-hour emergency services provided at our own premises

The Role
Reporting to the clinical director, our senior vet would provide ongoing support in the provision of excellent patient services. They would assist in the efficient running of the practice and ensure all communication and clinical protocols are delivered and maintained. Leading by example and practising high standards of service for Leadon Vale Veterinary Practice clients and care through examination, medical and surgical treatment of their animals. Supporting and maintaining a good working atmosphere, showing respect for all staff and leading the professional team for all animals under our care.

Successful Candidate
A successful candidate would be progressive and enthusiastic; keen to uphold the reputation, care and standards of the practice as we progress.  They should have considerable mixed practice experience, ideally incorporating small animal, large animal and equine experience, as well as having a positive and supportive approach to all other colleagues. Clinical, organisation and communication skills should be of a high standard.

The Package

  • Highly competitive salary
  • 4-day working week
  • Funded RCVS Membership
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + birthday off
  • Day off in lieu for bank holidays worked
  • Competitive CPD allowance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eye Care Scheme

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